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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of placing one thing between or among others; The act of saying or doing something that makes a break.

Usage examples (36)
  • For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions.
  • Patrolling parties that are designed to separate the parties in an actual or potential confrontation are called interposition patrols.
  • Following St. Gregory of Nyssa's account, Brandon labels that something as "interposition" and fleshes out a bit about what that meant for Gregory.
  • Thus was the doctrine of "interposition" transferred from South to for more
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